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The Association des Scouts du Burundi, the national Scouting organization of Burundi, was founded in 1940, and became a member of the World Organization of the Scout Movement in 1979. The coeducational Association des Scouts du Burundi has 6,505 members as of 2004.

The Scout program orientated towards rural needs of the population which includes farming, reforestation, erosion control, and village health.

Program Sections

  • Louveteaux (Cub Scouts) - ages 7 to 11
  • Eclaireurs (Scouts) - ages 11 to 15
  • Routiers (Rover Scouts) - ages 16 to 19

The Scout Motto is Sois Pret, Be Prepared.

See also


Members of the Africa Scout Region
Full members: Angola | Benin | Botswana | Burkina Faso | Burundi | Cameroon | Cape Verde | Chad | Comoros | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Côte d'Ivoire | Ethiopia | Gabon | Gambia | Ghana | Guinea | Kenya | Lesotho | Liberia | Madagascar | Malawi | Mauritius | Mozambique | Namibia | Niger | Nigeria | Rwanda | Senegal | Seychelles | Sierra Leone | South Africa | Swaziland | Tanzania | Togo | Uganda | Zambia | Zimbabwe

Potential members: Central African Republic | Republic of the Congo | Djibouti | Equatorial Guinea | Eritrea | Guinea-Bissau | Mali | São Tomé e Príncipe | Somalia